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Forum: Car shows! 03-02-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,867
Posted By mikec4193
Love those little Morris Minors...do we know who...

Love those little Morris Minors...do we know who owns that hot rod?

I would love to see more pics of it...trying to find one now to tinker with...

MikeC
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-26-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By mikec4193
HI Rat Rodders My current Jalopy hot rod has...

HI Rat Rodders

My current Jalopy hot rod has an old beer keg...I need to get it boiled out before I put it back in the car...

The last rat I built I used a plastic fuel cell from Speedway...
Forum: Builds! 12-13-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
We had some really weird stuff going on around...

We had some really weird stuff going on around this car and my hose too...so before we got back to work...we burned a little sage...it seemed to calm stuff down a lot.......
Forum: Builds! 11-18-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
Finally got the heap back from the roll cage...

Finally got the heap back from the roll cage shop...

https://i.postimg.cc/Bv045T77/DSCN5489.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/636Kg9Xd/DSCN5490.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/5tS1sXZ4/DSCN5492.jpg

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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-30-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By mikec4193
Been in love with oval track stuff since my...

Been in love with oval track stuff since my father brought me to my first race when I was 4 years old...the new race cars don't do it for me but give me an old coach or a coupe body and I get weak in...
Forum: Builds! 10-30-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 29,767
Posted By mikec4193
From the looks of it so far...old school style...

From the looks of it so far...old school style hot rod build?...always loved the tall skinny bias ply tires...really makes it look right when it is all said and done...

MikeC
Forum: Builds! 08-14-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 43,738
Posted By mikec4193
I am really late to the party but damn...I love...

I am really late to the party but damn...I love the "crusty" Kansas sheet metal...I have less than 29 months before I will be heading out to N.E. Kansas to find a place to live....the patina from the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-13-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,583
Posted By mikec4193
That showed up over on the HAMB too...thanks for...

That showed up over on the HAMB too...thanks for sharing...love the history on these old cars...

MikeC
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-12-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,548
Posted By mikec4193
Tommy Ring Rat rods

Hi Rat Rod folks...

I just picked up this video...I have followed a lot of his builds at the rat rod magazine over the years...he is so down to earth with tons of common sense tips too...
...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 08-12-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,267
Posted By mikec4193
Gotta love those old Ford cabs...looks like you...

Gotta love those old Ford cabs...looks like you got a handle on so far...the split front windshield is awesome...

Rusty metal makes me smile...

MikeC
Forum: Builds! 08-12-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,086
Posted By mikec4193
This is always the most frustrating time in the...

This is always the most frustrating time in the building process....moving stuff around...cutting, chopping, sitting back and looking at it...lots of chin scratching too...such tedious work but well...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-09-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,716
Posted By mikec4193
I will be 60 the end of this year...I keep...

I will be 60 the end of this year...I keep looking in the mirror and saying what the heck happened...my dad warned me when I was 25 years old he said to me "Michael...this is the beginning of the...
Forum: Builds! 08-09-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
https://i.postimg.cc/SKDkVy5n/117223788-1021786583...

https://i.postimg.cc/SKDkVy5n/117223788-10217865832700617-1312169136629956309-o-1.jpg

So it has been a long time for any new updates....I delivered the old heap to the roll cage fab shop (October...
Forum: Builds! 11-24-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
Been awhile...got a text from the roll cage kids...

Been awhile...got a text from the roll cage kids and we chatted yesterday...he is ok recreating the old cage like it was...so we are moving forward with the build again...
the only real part of the...
Forum: Builds! 10-27-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
finally got the roll cage kids to accept the old...

finally got the roll cage kids to accept the old jalopy into the care...they are going to try and replicate the old roll cage...
https://i.postimg.cc/CLbdpQgx/DSCN5077.jpg

so we loaded the old...
Forum: Builds! 09-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
Had sometime on Saturday and Sunday too...nothing...

Had sometime on Saturday and Sunday too...nothing like welding rust...had to turn the heat down on the old buzz box....trying to keep it an old stock car as much as possible.......
Forum: Builds! 09-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
I have 2 nights to tinker on the old heap...maybe...

I have 2 nights to tinker on the old heap...maybe 1 1/2 hours each night...so maybe 3 hours...and lookee here:
https://i.postimg.cc/d0mKkQnc/DSCN5365.jpg

before
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Forum: Builds! 09-10-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
So I have been thinking about this project and I...

So I have been thinking about this project and I am already lost the fire in my belly but I will push onwards with it...in less than a month I have a date with the roll cage kids...they will be...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-01-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,896
Posted By mikec4193
This is the summer of 1980...the car was a really...

This is the summer of 1980...the car was a really really rotted out 1968 Chevy Camaro, this was a 6 cylinder class we ran in...I would love to find one similar and rebuild it again......
Forum: Builds! 08-23-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
So it has been a little while I guess...been...

So it has been a little while I guess...been struggling to keep this one going...my ADD or ADHD or whatever I have in my head...it kicks in and I get wandering eyes again...I loved this Jalopy in May...
Forum: Builds! 08-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
Had the grandkids for a week...so worked came to...

Had the grandkids for a week...so worked came to a halt...before they got here I did my best "Hodge Podge" engineering on they old heap....someone at some time swapped of did something to the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 08-12-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,568
Posted By mikec4193
Love that old truck... Thanks for posting......

Love that old truck...

Thanks for posting...

MikeC
Forum: Builds! 08-07-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
I had to show some of the "Hodge Podge...

I had to show some of the "Hodge Podge Engineering" that went on back in the day....

https://i.postimg.cc/s2jr8nVq/DSCN5070.jpg

the right rear suspension as I bought it....
...
Forum: Builds! 08-07-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
So the 9" Ford rear end I found...it was missing...

So the 9" Ford rear end I found...it was missing quiet a few parts...thank GOD for the internet...found most everything I needed at Toms Bronco Barn on the West coast...

some of the stuff...
Forum: Builds! 08-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,644
Posted By mikec4193
So I learn every day how little I really...

So I learn every day how little I really know...had the new to Pete and Jakes shock mounts all setup or so I thought...then I got to scratching my chin...
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